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Flood closes roads

Felix Chaudhary
Tuesday, March 05, 2013

ROADS in the Western Division that were closed to traffic as at 1pm yesterday.

Tavua

Nadelei, Lubulubu, Matacawa, Qalela, Rukuruku, Yaladro, Naseyani — Vitivanua Crossing, under water and Dramasi are all under water and closed to traffic.

Vatia Rd remains open despite surface flooding and is only accessible to four- wheel drive vehicles.

Ba

Koroboya Rd first crossing, Vutuni Rd third crossing, Maranitawa first crossing, Babriban — second crossing, Toge Rd first crossing, Elevuka Rd first bridge, Moto Rd - first crossing and Navala were closed to all traffic. Vunisamaloa Rd was partially flooded and accessible by 4WD vehicles only.

Nadi: Momi Nabila Rd and Nasesevia Vunamoli — Irish Crossing are washed out while further inspections in the Highlands are currently being undertaken.

Sigatoka: Uluisila Rd, Ulisila Crossing, Nadroumai — low level crossing, Nasau — Nasau Crossing, Tilivalevu — Qwali Flat, Nasovotava —Nasovotava Creek crossing, Lomawai and Namata and the Oloolo wooden bridge are closed to all traffic due to various issues with infrastructure. The Sigatoka Valley Rd at Nacocolevu is also partially closed because of a landslide and one lane is currently open to traffic.

Lautoka: Abaca, Buabua, Drasa Dam, BS Charan, Nadele, Navula, Vaivai, Vakabuli and Paipai are closed to all traffic. The Buabua intersection with the Kings Rd and the Vuda Back Rd crossing is open to 4WD vehicles.

Rakiraki: the Waimari and Narara roads are closed to all traffic.


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